caldr704 at gmail.com
Fri Jun 2 12:44:41 MDT 2006
The modem is connected directly to the desktop with an ethernet cable. There
is no router. I'm wondering if I should get a router. I have unplugged the
modem but only for a minute or two.
On 6/2/06, Jonathan Duncan <jonathan at jkdwebmagic.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 2 Jun 2006, Russel Caldwell wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I've got a wireless problem I was wondering if somebody could help me
> > I had a Qwest DSL connection working for a while but then it went down.
> > don't know if I did anything to cause it to go down. Since then I can
> > out fine and Firefox is able to get to Google sometimes but can't seem
> > get anywhere else. It seems to partially get to a website and then kind
> > dies before it completely makes it. I'm wondering if it is the modem and
> > whether a router might solve the problem or whether it would be
> > else. Forgive my ignorance. I'm not much of a network guy.
> > Thanks.
> > Russ Caldwell
> Have you talked with Qwest yet? I have had many problems with their DSL
> over the years and usually it takes them 2 weeks to figure out what their
> problems are.
> I have had similar problems to what you are experiencing and it cleared up
> in a week. Meanwhile I was banging my head against the Qwest wall.
> Is your computer connected directly to the DSL modem (ie cat5 cable) or
> wirelessly? If wirelessly, try connecting directly with a cable. Have
> you unplugged your DSL modem and let it sit for a while? Are you
> connecting through a router/switch/hub? Tell us more about your network
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